The Science of Mummification

Join us for a graphic look at the science of mummification. This is not one for the squeamish.

Have you thought about?

  • What is a mummy?
  • What is the difference between a natural and an artificial mummy?
  • How did the ancient Egyptians mummify their corpses?
  • What is the oldest mummy?
  • What is a mummy?
  • What is the difference between a natural and an artificial mummy?
  • How did the ancient Egyptians mummify their corpses?
  • What is the oldest mummy?

WHEN AND WHERE

8+

Learn About

Why a body breaks down when it dies, how mummification can occur naturally, and the process behind creating an artificial mummy.

For Educators

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